President / Owner
JL Donahue Engineering
Jenn Donahue, PhD, is a retired US Navy captain and engineer who works on large-scale, high-profile projects. Over her 27-year military career, Jenn built a bridge across the Euphrates River in the midst of the Iraq war, commanded an 800-personnel battalion in Afghanistan, and constructed combat outposts in the middle of deserts filled with insurgents. Jenn has led earthquake and tsunami reconnaissance missions in places like Samoa and Japan; designed the seismic plans for a bridge over the Panama Canal; and built roads in the coldest climes of Ketchikan. Along the way she mentored scores of young leaders.